The flood scenario in Assam continued to stay grim on Monday with 22 of the state’s 33 districts nonetheless affected.
In keeping with a bulletin by Assam State Catastrophe Administration Authority (ASDMA), 22.33 lakh individuals in 2,026 villages of the affected districts are nonetheless struggling as a result of floods.
With over 4.62 lakh affected individuals, Goalpara continued to be the worst hit district within the state adopted by Barpeta (3.81 lakh), Morigaon (Three lakh), Dhubri (2.55 lakh) and South Salmara (2.49 lakh).
Over 45,000 individuals displaced by flood waters are taking shelter in 259 aid camps in 17 affected districts – over 20,000 of them are from Goalpara alone, stated the ASDMA bulletin.
One individual drowned on Monday at Bokakhat in Golaghat district taking the dying toll in floods this season to 103. Since Might, 26 individuals have additionally died as a result of landslides within the state.
In keeping with a Central Water Fee (CWC) bulletin, most rivers within the state continued to be in spate on Monday. The Brahmaputra was flowing above the hazard mark at Nematighat, Tezpur, Goalpara and Dhubri. Dhansiri, Jia Bharali, Kopili and Beki rivers have been additionally flowing above the purple mark at a number of locations.
The flood scenario in Kaziranga Nationwide Park improved barely on Monday. In keeping with park authorities, 80% space of the park unfold over 430 sq km is now inundated – a drop from 90% recorded just a few days in the past.
Of the 223 forest camps contained in the park, 62 have been inundated and two have been vacated. This season, 132 park animals together with 14 rhinos have died whereas 162 different together with 2 rhinos, Four tigers, 24 pythons and Four king cobras have been rescued by forest personnel.